Dick Haymes
Argentine actor and musician
Dick Haymes
Richard Benjamin "Dick" Haymes was an actor and singer. He was one of the most popular male vocalists of the 1940s and early 1950s. He was the older brother of Bob Haymes, who was an actor, television host, and songwriter.
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Hadacol was cure-all for a day in Augusta - The Augusta Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
Dick Haymes: This Argentina native was a huge recording artist as a big band singer and was popular on radio and television shows and in movies. His leading ladies on the screen included Betty Grable and Maureen O'Hara. He was married to Rita Hayworth
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'I had the Elvis curl. She had a car' How Bob and Marietta found long-lasting love - The Hudson Reporter
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The night of their wedding, Bob and Marietta danced to “You'll Never Know,” a song originally song by Alice Faye in 1943 and later recorded by the likes of Frank Sinatra and Dick Haymes. Twenty-five years later, they returned to The Royal Hawaiian
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Grandpa's iPod - Marinscope Community Newspapers
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And the crooners: Crosby, Sinatra, Bennett, Damone, Dick Haymes, Perry Como, Nat Cole. And the “songbirds”: Martha Tilton, Margaret Whiting, Dinah Shore, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Jo Stafford. What a lush time it was for pop music
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Jazz Legend at the Crown and Anchor - ChiswickW4.com
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In the late 60's Jack lived and worked in Canada for a while during which he toured with Sammy Davis Jnr before returning to London to continue with more work on television and UK tours with visiting American stars, including Peggy Lee, Dick Haymes and
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Family Celebrates Freddie Maas at 111 and Her 'Amazing Moment of Lucidity' - Patch.com
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The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) was perhaps her most famous piece, a musical comedy she co-wrote with her husband and starring Betty Grable and Dick Haymes. In 1999, Maas wrote an autobiography called The Shocking Frederica Sagor Maas,
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La Mesa woman turning 111 - SignOnSanDiego.com
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In 1947, she wrote her last story for film, “The Shocking Miss Pilgrim,” which was turned into a musical starring Betty Grable and Dick Haymes. She used the film's title for her 316-page autobiography, “The Shocking Miss Pilgrim: A Writer in Early
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Sanders: Some must-see movies - Opelika Auburn News
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Didn't see Dick Haymes or Jeanne Crain or Vivian Blaine or Dana Andrews, but it was fun. “The Wild Bunch” has been criticized for its violence, and it is violent. But it still is a beautiful, almost poetic story of men on their last go-around,
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Monday Mystery #12: Its Rita Hayworth! - Houston Chronicle (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Rita Hayworth and husband Dick Haymes at Houston Municipal Airport, Oct. 12, 1953. (Lou Witt : Chronicle file) As you can see, the mystery person was Hollywood beauty Rita Hayworth aka Margarita Carmen Cansino. With her at Houston Municipal Airport is
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Los orígenes del Rock & Roll - Pysn Pueblo y Sociedad Noticias
Google News - almost 6 years
by neur0tica Durante la era jazzística del swing de los 30′sy 40′sy principios de los 50′s en la era crooner, artistas como Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Dick Haymes, Eddie Fisher y otros más, acaparaban los listados de
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香港电影节 内地电影是重头 - 华尔街日报中文网
Google News - almost 6 years
影片《海上传奇》英文名为I Wish I Knew,这个意义模糊的片名和片中的主要背景音乐都来自上世纪40年代的美国歌手迪克•海默斯(Dick Haymes)演唱的一首民谣歌曲。贾樟柯的这部影片将充满诗意、有时又引人争论的繁荣景象
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Perry Como, Relaxed and Elegant Troubadour of Recordings and TV, Is Dead at 88
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Perry Como, a small-town barber from Pennsylvania whose rich voice and easy manner made him one of the nation's most popular singers and entertainers in the decades after World War II, died in his sleep at his home in Jupiter, Fla., on Saturday. He was six days short of his 89th birthday. Mr. Como's enduring popularity flowed more from his
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Perry Como, Relaxed and Elegant Troubadour of Recordings and TV, Is Dead at 88
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Perry Como, a small-town barber from Pennsylvania whose rich voice and easy manner made him one of the nation's most popular singers and entertainers in the decades after World War II, died in his sleep yesterday at his home in Jupiter, Fla. He was six days short of his 89th birthday. Mr. Como's enduring popularity flowed more from his personality
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A Long Way From Tacoma
NYTimes - about 16 years
Bing Crosby A Pocketful of Dreams. The Early Years, 1903-1940. By Gary Giddins. Illustrated. 728 pp. Boston: Little, Brown & Company. $30. Four men dominate the history of popular singing in the 20th century (if you want to double the number, throw in the Beatles). They were Al Jolson, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley, and during the
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CABARET GUIDE
NYTimes - about 16 years
A selective listing of new or noteworthy cabaret shows in Manhattan this weekend. * denotes a highly recommended show. ''AMERICAN RHAPSODY,'' Triad, 158 West 72nd Street, (212) 239-6200. Starring KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler. In its lighthearted giddiness, it looks back in spirit to ''My One and Only,'' Tommy Tune's fluffy 1983 Broadway tribute to
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CABARET GUIDE
NYTimes - about 16 years
A selective listing of new or noteworthy cabaret shows in Manhattan this weekend. * denotes a highly recommended show. ''GERSHWIN'S AMERICAN RHAPSODY,'' Triad, 158 West 72nd Street, (212) 239-6200. Starring KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler. In its lighthearted giddiness, it looks back in spirit to ''My One and Only,'' Tommy Tune's fluffy 1983 Broadway
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CABARET GUIDE
NYTimes - about 16 years
A selective listing of new or noteworthy cabaret shows in Manhattan this weekend. * denotes a highly recommended show. BARBARA CARROLL, Bemelmans Bar, Carlyle Hotel, 35 East 76th Street, (212) 744-1600. This agelessly chic red-haired pianist and singer seems to know every important popular song ever written and to be able to perform from memory in
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Cabaret Guide
NYTimes - about 16 years
A selective listing of new or noteworthy cabaret shows in Manhattan this weekend, including New Year's Eve. * denotes a highly recommended show. BARBARA CARROLL, Bemelmans Bar, Carlyle Hotel, 35 East 76th Street, (212) 744-1600. This agelessly chic red-haired pianist and singer seems to know every important popular song ever written and to be able
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CABARET GUIDE
NYTimes - about 16 years
A selective listing of new or noteworthy cabaret shows in Manhattan this weekend and on New Year's Eve. * denotes a highly recommended show. BARBARA CARROLL, Bemelmans Bar, Carlyle Hotel, 35 East 76th Street, (212) 744-1600. This agelessly chic red-haired pianist and singer seems to know every important popular song ever written and to be able to
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CABARET GUIDE
NYTimes - about 16 years
A selective listing of new or noteworthy cabaret shows in Manhattan this weekend. * denotes a highly recommended show. ''BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL,'' Triad, 158 West 72nd Street, (212) 239-6200. If this is not a flawless revue, it is nevertheless an ingratiating tribute to Kurt Weill's achievement. Through Sunday. Tonight at 10:30;
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dick Haymes
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1980
    Age 61
    On March 28, 1980, Haymes died from lung cancer in at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
    More Details Hide Details He was 61 years old. Dick Haymes Sings – Carmen Cavallaro at the Piano – Irving Berlin Songs (1948 Decca Record)
  • FIFTIES
  • 1974
    Age 55
    He appeared as unscrupulous doctor Elroy Gantman in a 1974 episode of the TV show Adam-12.
    More Details Hide Details Haymes was married six times, including to film actresses Joanne Dru (1941–1949), Rita Hayworth (1953–1955), and Fran Jeffries (1958–1964). He was also married to Nora Eddington (1949–1953), a former wife of Errol Flynn. Haymes had a total of six children—three with Joanne Dru, one with Fran Jeffries, and two with his sixth and final wife, British model Wendy Smith.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1953
    Age 34
    In 1953, Haymes went to Hawaii (then a territory and, technically, not part of the United States) without first notifying immigration authorities.
    More Details Hide Details On returning to the mainland United States, he was nearly deported to Argentina, but won his battle to remain in the United States. He experienced serious financial problems later in life, by the early 1960s declaring bankruptcy with $500,000 in debts.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1947
    Age 28
    He also joined Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters for 1947 session that produced the Billboard hit "There's No Business Like Show Business," as well as "Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)."
    More Details Hide Details His popular renditions of tender ballads such as "Little White Lies" and "Maybe It's Because" were recorded with celebrated arranger Gordon Jenkins and his orchestra and chorus. Haymes's birth in Argentina to non-U.S. citizens meant he was not an American citizen. In order to avoid military service during World War II, Haymes asserted his nonbelligerent status as a citizen of Argentina, which was neutral at that time. Hollywood-based columnists Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper questioned Haymes' patriotism, but the story had little effect on his career. About that time, he was classified 4-F by the draft board because of hypertension. As part of his draft examination, he was confined for a short period to a hospital on Ellis Island, which confirmed his hypertension.
  • 1945
    Age 26
    In 1945 Haymes co-starred with Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews and Vivian Blaine in the musical State Fair.
    More Details Hide Details He teamed with female vocalist Helen Forrest for many hit duets during World War Two, including "Together," "I'll Buy That Dream," and "Long Ago and Far Away"; he sang with Judy Garland on two Decca recordings of songs from the film The Shocking Miss Pilgrim, in which he appeared with Betty Grable. He paired repeatedly with the Andrews Sisters (Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne) on a dozen or so Decca collaborations, including the Billboard hit "Teresa," "Great Day," "My Sin," and a 1952 rendering of the dramatic ballad "Here in My Heart," backed by the sisters and Nelson Riddle's lush strings. His duets with Patty Andrews were also well received, both on Decca vinyl and on radio's Club Fifteen with the sisters, which he hosted in 1949 and 1950.
  • 1942
    Age 23
    On September 3, 1942, Sinatra introduced Haymes on radio as Sinatra's replacement in the Tommy Dorsey band.
    More Details Hide Details Prior to joining Dorsey's group, Haymes sang with the Harry James orchestra.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1918
    Born
    Haymes was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1918.
    More Details Hide Details His mother, whom Haymes predeceased, was Irish-born Marguerite Haymes (1894–1987), a well-known vocal coach and instructor. His father worked as a rancher and was of English descent. The Haymes traveled extensively before settling in the United States when Haymes was an infant. At the age of 17, Haymes moved to Los Angeles where he initially worked as a stunt man and film double. At the age of 19, he moved to New York City where he worked as a vocalist in a number of big bands.
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